The rising animosity in the public as a whole towards the big companies in tech and the impact they are having on the society is going to be defining the state of the world of tech in the year 2020. The leaders of the government, historically are the stewards for the protection of society from the new innovation impact have been becoming extremely exasperated at the failure of the policymaking which is traditional to keep up with the speed and the scale of the changes in technology that are unprecedented. In that vacuum of governance, the leaders of the corporate have been recognizing a crisis which is growing with regard to the trust with the people. The rise in the demands of the consumers and the activism of employees are requiring a lot of more self-regulation rules which are aggressive.
As a response, a few of the companies have been creating more positions officially or as executives in the form of Chief Ethics Officer who are focused on making sure that the considerations ethically have been integrated all across the development of the product as well as deployment. In the last one year, the WEF has convened such new executives from over 40 tech companies which belong to different parts of the world and shared their challenges of the implementation of a mandate which is far-reaching and nebulous. Such executives have bene working through a few of the issues which are most contentious in the eyes of the public and the ways of driving the change culturally in an organization which prides itself on its willingness to go faster and break these kinds of things.